Bitcoin falls 6% in Asian trade


(Reuters) – Bitcoin dropped to $17,657.53 on Thursday, down 5.74 percent on the day, after losing $1,074.9 from its previous close.

Bitcoin, the world’s biggest and best-known crypto-currency, has risen 358.6% from the year’s low of $3,850 on March 13.

Reporting by Tokyo Markets team; Editing by Clarence Fernandez